Hawai‘i CC hosting International Education Week events

Hawai‘i Community College will host International Education Week 2015 during the month of November. The theme this year is “Indigenous Cultures Around the World.”

International Education Week is a national initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate diversity, promote cultural awareness, and foster the development of global citizens. Hawai‘i CC has participated since 2011.

The events for this year are as follows:

Nov. 2 until Dec. 2:

  • A display case with artifacts from around the world will be presented at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Business Building.

Tuesday, Nov. 17 and Wednesday, Nov. 18:

  • International coffee talk with cultural ambassadors, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the World Plaza behind the Kau Wa‘a Student Center.
  • Cultural art demonstrations and exhibitions, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the World Plaza behind the Kau Wa‘a Student Center.

Thursday, Nov. 19:

  • International coffee talk with cultural ambassadors, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the World Plaza behind the Kau Wa‘a Student Center.
  • World Culture Night with international food, international fashion show, photo contest, best dish contest, and cultural exhibitions, 4 – 7 p.m. at the Hawai‘i CC Cafeteria.

All events are free, and all students, faculty, staff and family members are invited. IEW is sponsored by the Hawai‘i CC Student Council and Student Life Program, the Honda International Opportunity Fund, and the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.

 

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